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by TD-Linux
Tue Jun 27, 2006 5:42 pm
Forum: Help: Tactics and Playstyles
Topic: What are your preferred controls for tank movement?
Replies: 12
Views: 5638

I have a gamepad, though I don't use it on BZFlag because it dosen't work correctly. It works fine for other games I play, though :/ It's a Logitech Dual Action or something like that. So, I always use the mouse. I have an external mouse for my laptop, though I do use the trackpad every hundred year...
by TD-Linux
Mon Jun 26, 2006 6:05 pm
Forum: General Map Making Discussions
Topic: HOW TO MAKE IT RAIN! (help)
Replies: 17
Views: 5460

Rain only lowers your framerate drastically if you have _rainDensity set too high. See the wiki. To texture rain fancylike, /set _rainType to snow,fatrain,frog,or anything else on the wiki except 'rain'. AFTER that, you /set _rainTexture. Or, you can do it the long way around and /set _useRainBillbo...
by TD-Linux
Sun Jun 25, 2006 7:27 pm
Forum: Help: Source Code / Compiling / Development
Topic: how to use patches?
Replies: 2
Views: 2343

Typing
$ man patch
should probably give you a good idea on how to use it :)

Note that patches have to be applied to the BZFlag source code, and then it has to be compiled. So, it won't work if you are using binaries.
by TD-Linux
Sun Jun 25, 2006 7:22 pm
Forum: General Map Making Discussions
Topic: A text to map converter
Replies: 15
Views: 6206

How about...

R, G, B, P for the respective bases,
a space for nothing instead of 0,
and | and - for a skinny wall?
by TD-Linux
Sun Jun 25, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: General Map Making Discussions
Topic: HOW TO MAKE IT RAIN! (help)
Replies: 17
Views: 5460

I just added a ton of rain stuff to the Wiki, check back there again.
by TD-Linux
Mon Jun 19, 2006 12:54 am
Forum: Enhancements
Topic: Discussion: a new style of play?
Replies: 16
Views: 5997

This would be easy to do. Have flags sorted nicely in zones. A plugin would keep track of who had what flag. On spawn, automatically give them their flag unless they haven't chosen one yet. The flag-tracking for that tank would be erased on disconnect.
by TD-Linux
Mon Jun 19, 2006 12:48 am
Forum: Enhancements
Topic: New map object idea
Replies: 6
Views: 2684

In fact, the tanks that Louman used are the 1.x versions, which are easily distinquisable from a 'real' tank.

Some people have asked for a model of the 2.x style of tanks, but this would be a better solution. It would probably be easy to code up too. Hey, I could almost even do it! :P
by TD-Linux
Mon Jun 19, 2006 12:46 am
Forum: Enhancements
Topic: A use for bots
Replies: 3
Views: 1715

This for some reason gives me strange nightmares of Runescape.

Ignoring that, this would be possible. JeffM2501 has been messing with server-side bots, as many have said already. Don't know how far he is, but I think he has the interface working.
by TD-Linux
Sat Jun 03, 2006 7:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can I disable chat for safe use by kids?
Replies: 38
Views: 13359

Maybe there is a way to allow the client to go only to certain servers? Many servers, such as Silvercat, norang, and Viper are heavily moderated and/or have chat filtering in place. I've rarely ever had problems with chat at these servers. Or, just tell your kids not to go on certain servers and tru...
by TD-Linux
Fri Jun 02, 2006 9:32 pm
Forum: Help: Map Making
Topic: Making Textures on just one surface
Replies: 6
Views: 2506

If you use size, the texture tiles. If you use scale, the texture stretches.
by TD-Linux
Fri Jun 02, 2006 12:49 am
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: BZFlag Image Submitter
Replies: 26
Views: 23869

Could there be a checkbox to replace a previous texture submitted of the same name?
by TD-Linux
Mon May 29, 2006 9:29 pm
Forum: Players
Topic: Does BZflag ever get boring for anyone?
Replies: 36
Views: 15371

I hope those 'adventure' style maps come again sometime - those always had new things added, and they never bored me :)
by TD-Linux
Mon May 29, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: Bugs and Problems
Topic: Wide Screen Viewing Angle
Replies: 1
Views: 2830

Wide Screen Viewing Angle

I always hated playing on my laptop (wide screen format). I could never figure out why, BZFlag supports the wide screen resolution just fine and nothing was stretched or anything. But it seemed that I could never see things hit me, and I found out why. See the attached screenshot. Something is wrong...
by TD-Linux
Sun May 28, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: Servers: General Discussion
Topic: Vote on Badgerking's new map additions
Replies: 22
Views: 8145

Huh? So when people vote for the best map, they always completely ignore gameplay, even when Badgerking implied to consider that?
by TD-Linux
Sat May 27, 2006 8:40 pm
Forum: Help: Setup / Hardware / Performance Issues
Topic: texture problem after 2.8 download
Replies: 5
Views: 2008

Do you mean an nVidia 7900?
by TD-Linux
Sat May 27, 2006 8:39 pm
Forum: Map Editors
Topic: BZFlag MapU - Box to Mesh V0.2.0
Replies: 23
Views: 13329

This is a good idea. The really nice thing about it is that you can, after running your map through it, import it into Blender and your boxes are now fully editable like meshes! ENTRIELY OFF-TOPIC: You don't need to use a shareware or adware program like awicons, the GIMP supports exporting them. Tr...
by TD-Linux
Thu May 25, 2006 11:31 pm
Forum: Game Releases and Versions
Topic: BZFlag 2.0.8 "Oops, Happy Mother's Day" Released
Replies: 38
Views: 23656

Nothing, because no bugs are known of yet (I think)
by TD-Linux
Thu May 25, 2006 9:37 pm
Forum: Screenshots & Artwork
Topic: HDRish (even trepan will be in awe :D )
Replies: 8
Views: 5358

I saw a screenshot from trepan about a month ago using a similar shader for a lighting effect on the bullets.

I'll be very impressed when ATI decides to release a decent driver for Linux that can handle these 'smartshaders'.
by TD-Linux
Thu May 25, 2006 9:33 pm
Forum: Screenshots & Artwork
Topic: eat coherent light ( big image )
Replies: 18
Views: 6815

Wait a minute... coherent light? That means all the light goes straight out the barrel - we shouldn't be able to see the beam at all :) The reason it looks 'choppy' is because he used entirely polygons. The ones on the outer 'glow' abruptly change color. How about something like Gourald to make the ...
by TD-Linux
Thu May 25, 2006 9:28 pm
Forum: Screenshots & Artwork
Topic: Billboards
Replies: 2
Views: 1685

I like the one with lights - though you should add a frame to it like #2. Also, you see that the billboard is illuminated with lights, but why is it still so dim at night. Add emissive light to the material of the canvas so it always looks bright and illuminated, even at night.
by TD-Linux
Thu May 25, 2006 8:11 pm
Forum: Works In Progress
Topic: Sneak preview: Sand Blaster
Replies: 20
Views: 6694

Industry? That sounds interesting. I've always wanted to ride the conveyors in factories. :D How about adding thin yellow fog? Like sand blowing across the desert, or perhaps if you add too much industry, smog. You're doing really good for not using a modeler, especially for those arches! They are d...
by TD-Linux
Tue May 23, 2006 1:42 am
Forum: Ducati League Discussion
Topic: Mr_Molez hall of shame
Replies: 4
Views: 3241

And anyway, BzFire, do you even know who Mr_Molez is? :D

ahem... *cough* *cough*
by TD-Linux
Tue May 23, 2006 1:33 am
Forum: Ducati League Discussion
Topic: Oh
Replies: 14
Views: 7075

The problem I have with leagues is that I can't always guarantee I'll be there for the length of the match, and it is very very hard for me to ever attend a match that starts at a fixed time. Blame life.
by TD-Linux
Tue May 23, 2006 1:31 am
Forum: Servers: General Discussion
Topic: Bot Script?
Replies: 1
Views: 1302

Bot Script?

I've been wondering if anyone has a script to run bots they use. I usually do -solo, but I always have to restart BZFlag if I want to change the number, as kicking one of my bots always disconnects me too. They are also stupid compared to Roger. I'm looking for scripts that would: - Run BZFlag Roger...
by TD-Linux
Tue May 23, 2006 1:25 am
Forum: Ducati League Discussion
Topic: Mr_Molez hall of shame
Replies: 4
Views: 3241

Isn't this a terribly narrow poll? He should be in the Hall of Fame because of his turnaround. By the way, he really hates when people bring him up, because there were more people involved in his plot, and they DIDN'T come back. They are the ones who should be on the 'wall of shame', if there even w...